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Mercer County - Powered by Inter County Energy Cooperative

131 N. Chiles Street, Suite 1
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
P: +1 859-734-2365

Clusters and Sectors

Gene Royalty Industrial Park has three of the five major industries in Harrodsburg. There are small (8-10 acres) tracts still available for building.

Largest Employers

  • Corning, Inc. Branch Manufacturing Plant employs 420 people
  • Hitachi Automotive Branch Assembly Plant employs 1450 people
  • SCA/Wausau, Inc. Headquarters employs 525 people

Construction

Construction costs are average to lower than those in other areas of the state.

Agriculture

Mercer County is a large beef cattle area. Crops such as grains, tobacco and hay are also produced.

Agribusiness and Economics

Mercer County has an agricultural base for its economy. Large and small farms comprise a major part of the land outside the city of Harrodsburg.

Animals, Crops & Product Features

Beef cattle sales and crop sales such as tobacco, hay and grains.

Farmland Per Acre

Prices can range from $3,000 to $8,000 per acre depending on the location.

Programs and Resources

Farm Bureau, University of Kentucky Extension program as well as local associaitons and school groups.

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Industry

Business categories with zero establishments are not listed. To maintain confidentiality employment figures may be approximated and payroll figures may be suppressed.

  Employment %Total Number of
Establishments
%Total
  Annual Payroll
 ($000)
%Total Quarterly Payroll
 ($000)
%Total
Establishments With 1-49 Employees
  1-4 5-9 10-19 20-49
Establishments With 50-999 Employees
  50-99 100-249 250-499 500-999
Establishments With 1,000+ Employees
  1,000+ 1,000-1,499 1,500-2,499 2,500-4,999 5,000+